• Hometalker
Asked on May 17, 2017

Any suggestions for getting rid of aphids on plant leaves?

PamDebbieMarilyn Van Steenberg


4 answers
  • Bobbie
    on May 17, 2017

    Spray them with a solution of water and a few drops of dish
    soap and a pinch of cayenne pepper in a quart spray bottle I found this recipe years ago in the Farmers Almanac. Have been using it on indoor and outdoor plants ever since
  • Marilyn Van Steenberg
    on May 17, 2017

    Lady bugs. Either gather them in your yard and relocate them to your plants with aphids or any garden store sells live lady bugs. Works like a charm!
  • Debbie
    on May 17, 2017

    Im so excited to try it as soon as I get home today! Thank you so much for your suggestions! :)
  • Pam
    on May 17, 2017

    going to try this this year, I was told to get a yellow solo cup, slather Vaseline on the outside, put it on a stake in your garden, the lady said cup has to be yellow, only place I found yellow was Walmart.
    • Patty
      on May 18, 2017

      The yellow works well for white flies,too. Insecticidal soap(or home made) works well. I run my hand down the leaf or stem and clean them off!
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